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O·por·to(ō-pôr′tō) also Por·to also Pôr·to (pôr′to͝o)
A city of northwest Portugal near the mouth of the Douro River north of Lisbon. Probably of pre-Roman origin, it was captured by the Moors in 716. Its wine trade was established in 1678.
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(Placename) a port in NW Portugal, near the mouth of the Douro River: the second largest city in Portugal, famous for port wine (begun in 1678). Pop: 263 131 (2001). Portuguese name: Porto
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O•por•to(oʊˈpɔr toʊ, oʊˈpoʊr-)
a port in NW Portugal, near the mouth of the Douro River. 327,368. Portuguese, Pôrto.
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|Noun||1.||Oporto - port city in northwest Portugal; noted for port wine|
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